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Sunday, December 19, 2010

Exchange Calendars Overlay in SharePoint 2010 Publishing Site

To activate the calendar overlay in the publishing site in sharepoint 2010. Just follow these below steps
  • Go to Site Settings
  • Go to Site Features
  • Activate the following feature "Team Collaboration Lists"
  • Create Calendar type list
Now you can see the Calendar Overlay feature in the calendar list.

Configuration of the Calendar Overlay Feature Follow below steps

  1. Click on calendar overlay in the Calendar view of the ribbon
  2. Click on New Calendar Link
  3. Enter the details and click OK

After the above configuration, possibly you will get error like "Could not establish trust relationship for the SSL/TLS secure channel with authority"
Follow bellow steps
  • Go to "Central Administration" and click on "Security"
  • Under "General Security" click on "Manage trust"
  • Create a name (e.g. Name: Webmail)
  • Root certificate for the trust relationship:
  • Click OK
  • You need to specify the correct root cert for it to work

This will complete your configuration in the SharePoint Calendar Overlay.
Keep in mind that user should be in the domain of the Exchange and SP2010. Otherwise you will get this type of error "You should set Exchange e-mail address into your user profile to retrieve calendar data from Exchange server".

Enjoy SharePoint 2010 :)


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